Acute Kidney Injury: Scientific Evidence Driving Change in Patient Management: Special Issue: Nephron 2008, Vol. 109, No. 4 by R. Bellomo
English | Oct 2008 | ISBN: 3805586469 | 118 Pages | PDF | 3 MB
The field of acute-care nephrology has recently seen significant changes, affecting the definition and classification of acute kidney dysfunction as well as our understanding of its epidemiology, the ability to make earlier diagnoses, the use of novel imaging modalities, and the insight into why acute kidney injury might occur under different clinical circumstances. Different experts have contributed to this issue, emphasizing the importance of the change of concept from that of acute renal failure to that of acute kidney injury.